Perceived distress in both agriculture and SME sectors has increased pressure on authorities to announce some sort of ‘agrarian package’ or a quasi-universal basic income potentially involving cash transfers, and palliati
Even small changes to targets and paths often elicit disproportionate market reactions. But this obsession with the Centre’s finances belies the fact that India’s fiscal centre of gravity has rapidly shifted from the Cent
As the NDA government completes two years in office, it is tempting to compare performance with promise and then come up with a prescriptive set of “to dos”. But any such evaluation is bound to be subjective.